Savitribai Phule birth anniversary’s innovative campaign!
Slogans such as “Sister, we are fearless, as Savitribai Phule is our mother!” will create an echo among the schools in the state till the republic day
Mumbai: In a decision to commemorate the birth anniversary of Krantijyoti Savitribai Phule, the first female teacher of India, the state government’s education department has come up with revolutionary campaign ‘Dnyanjyoti Savitribai Phule Teach Your Daughter Campaign’ (‘ज्ञानज्योती सावित्रीबाई फुले लेक शिकवा अभियान’) for bringing the awareness among the citizens.
Slogans such as “Sister, we are fearless, as Savitribai Phule is our mother!” will create an echo among the schools in the state till the republic day tomorrow onward…
It was Savitribai Phule who started a golden chapter of women’s emancipation by starting the first girls’ school in the country at Pune in the state.
Talking with Prahaar, Mahavir Mane, Director, Primary Education department, Maharashtra, said, “To commemorate Savitribai Phule’s birth anniversary that will motivate others through her hardships life and times, will run the campaign at 1 lakh schools across the state,” he said.
‘Teach your daughter campaign’ will bring an era educational reformation in the state. The prime motive behind the campaign is to boost the girls’ education with dignity and qualitative base.
Thus special efforts are to be taken so as the girl students from deprived elements like minorities, labors and domestic workers would get benefited.
The campaign turns special as focused efforts are to be taken to bring the children of sex workers into mainstream educational flow so that they can have primary educational facilities
One crore girls to participate
This is the first time in the state that such larger level campaign is implemented on Savitribai Phule’s birth anniversary. It is expected that more than 1 crore girl students will be participating in it. Various programs have been designed at village-level; school-level and city as well as town-level campaigns will be implemented during the campaign.
Slogans and Pledge
Specially coined slogans like “Sister, we are fearless, as Savitribai Phule is our mother”, “Will hold each other’s hands, and will cross the helplessness” and many other are message giving slogans will create awareness among the girls across the state.
Mane informed that a pledge has been constituted to inculcate doctrines Savitribai Phule and it would be given to all the girls to commemorate the occasion.